Weight Gain Surprise

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The joke must be on me but I’m not getting it.

I figured out that it was 8 weeks to the day (on June 1st) until my sister-in-law’s wedding.

I estimated that an average loss of
2.5 pounds per week was reasonable to achieve a twenty pound weight loss (my current goal).

So I started portion controlling what I ate, limited sweets to only 2 chocolate chip cookies per day if I felt the need (I did until Friday) AND I worked out at least once per day all last week.

Much to my chagrin, each day I added a pound.

What the heck?! I’m shaking my head but trying not to let it get to me.

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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